# How far is Chicago, IL, from Grand Rapids, MI?

The distance between Grand Rapids (Gerald R. Ford International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 137 miles / 220 kilometers / 119 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Chicago (ORD) is 201 miles / 324 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 3 hours 56 minutes.

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## Distance from Grand Rapids to Chicago

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Grand Rapids to Chicago. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 136.788 miles
• 220.139 kilometers
• 118.866 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 136.531 miles
• 219.725 kilometers
• 118.642 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Grand Rapids to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 45 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Grand Rapids to Chicago generates about 45 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 45 kilograms equals 100 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Grand Rapids to Chicago

See the map of the shortest flight path between Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

## Airport information

Origin Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City: Grand Rapids, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: GRR
ICAO Code: KGRR
Coordinates: 42°52′50″N, 85°31′22″W
Destination Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W